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jun Lee Haberkamp August 2, 2008 2:23 PM Great fix,Thanhs S. I was getting to feel quite desperate about how to fix this, and I use these features, particularly the search, regularly. I have`nt a clue how or what to do about it. Reboot and we can see if the problem is fixed or if we need to attempt another way. Source

we there yet? Posted: 01-08-2004, 08:51 PM Search - Doesn't Wor Open Explorer and go to the Windows\Inf folder. Days after googling, finally I find this is very useful and helpful article. If I right click the Folder, Open is no longer listed as an option, only Search is in its place. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/40347/cannot-open-search-window/

Windows Xp Search Not Working

Attached Files: Winsearch 2.JPG File size: 29.3 KB Views: 5,113 Last edited: Nov 5, 2010 John Bull, Nov 5, 2010 #7 GlobalForce Regular Poster Joined: Jun 30, 2004 Posts: 3,581 Location: i also tried runnning regsvr32 wshom.ocx regsvr32 jscript.dll regsvr32 urlmon.dll the second one failed. I had ran registry fix,Win sox xp fix, had checked the hardware through the computer set up frame (F2 key), the windows file protection, went to Microsoft support (though I did crofttk, Nov 5, 2010 #24 John Bull Registered Member Joined: Nov 22, 2009 Posts: 904 Location: London UK crofttk said: Hehe, definitely good, but definitely NOT a lager.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\CLSID\{f414c260-6ac0-11cf-b6d1-00aa00bbbb58}\In procServer32 Notice the only difference is 58 instead of 558. BleepingComputer is being sued by Enigma Software because of a negative review of SpyHunter. Hi all! Search Option Not Working In Windows Xp Home FREE edition !

Thank you very much for having your sight! Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS Log in or Sign up Wilders Security Forums Forums > Software, Hardware and General Services > other software & services > Windows How do I fix it? http://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/windows-xp-search-function-stopped-working.285992/ My operating package is in my signature.

All three had this problem, but when I followed the instructions to reregister the dll's it fixed it for the administrator only. Windows Search 4.0 For Windows Xp It restores missing or damaged files in Windows. Many thanks John PS - my experience of these sudden events is that they are due to something simple, but I am floored on this one. The value in /2/ is different still, but has no colons.Is that anything?

How To Enable Search Option In Windows Xp

Are you able to get a screenshot of your problem?I have two further possible fixes: Click Start, right-click a blank spot on the left side of the Start menu, click Properties https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/888018 Select a location from the resulting box and give your backup registry a name. Windows Xp Search Not Working Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Solution by andreazauli / January 21, 2007 6:24 AM PST In reply to: search window problem It's a problem of service registration.Try this My Computer Search Option Not Working evo December 2, 2011 6:48 AM i have same problem its great, my pc is normal again karla February 21, 2013 10:24 PM regsvr32 jscript.dll dont kno wat it is but

And yes my PC is completley up to date, SP2 most recent service pack , I have a firewall and IDS as well and run frequent checks for malware and spyware. this contact form When I go to start-> search I get this error: A file that is required to run Search Companion cannot be found. If you don't find your answer, head out to http://askleo.com/ask to ask your question. Bobde August 3, 2008 3:39 AM Wow! Windows Xp Search Companion

Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - any luck yet? GlobalForce, Nov 5, 2010 #8 Raza0007 Registered Member Joined: Mar 30, 2009 Posts: 1,425 Location: USA Re: Wndows XP Search Function Stopped Working John, If the previous linked articles and solutions it is working, now i am seeing all elements in the search Bar after register listed dlls & ocx. http://sauvblog.com/windows-xp/cannot-open-xp-safe-mode.html And how do I check what file is missing?

When I go to start-> search I get this error: A file that is required to run Search Companion cannot be found. Don't worry if it doesn't work - we can try another way!David Back to top #3 jgweed jgweed Staff Emeritus 28,473 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Chicago, Il. Thanks, again.

To see the fix, go to http://www.ozzu.com/ftopic39548.html John March 25, 2005 8:06 AM I had the black 'search companion' frame issue, I tried regsvr32 urlmon.dll with no success and then tried

Not all damage can be repaired at costs the owners will endure or tolerate. Please try again now or at a later time. You can also download and install windows search for XP and see if it corrects your problem.Click to expand... Back to top #7 Davygood Davygood Topic Starter Members 64 posts OFFLINE Local time:08:51 PM Posted 12 January 2006 - 06:39 PM [size=2] Hello!

Do you have any other suggestions? Can I just bounce one on you, this seems crucial and I do not understand it at all. 1. You'll need your XP CD or the files from the I386 folder. (This fix will require you to have your Win XP CD).phantazy Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Check This Out Kevin January 26, 2006 2:22 PM I found that on one of the computers I work on, the problem was caused by removal of McAfee Managed VirusScan.

I work in a Real Estate office as the admin person which also means I handle all of the computer problems. I'll type in what I want to search for and then click search. Several functions may not work. Fixed the problem in 2 minutes.

You may need winxp installation disk. again, thank you erniek55 View Public Profile Send a private message to erniek55 Find all posts by erniek55 #7 07-07-2006, 07:57 AM Spanfan Offline Registered User Join Date: Ryan April 18, 2006 11:00 PM Thank you very much!